The GDPR and data science for agricultural development are at odds when it comes to delivering personalized products for the public good.
A more comprehensive understanding of agricultural soils is needed to support sustainable development decision making – but collecting the necessary data is challenging.
Farmers are contributing to the huge amounts of information that can be harnessed for global food security solutions. But they need good allies to ensure its full, and ethical, potential is reached.
If the farmer has right to consume, sell or share the produce grown by him, then what about the data generated from his farm? For real digital empowerment there must also be data empowerment
That’s because as a publicly funded institution, we owe it to the public that they have free access to our data.
We already know we lose a vast amount of crop produce to diseases, pests, and weeds. But how do we find out how much, where, and when?